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arabic
Life in Sweden

Finnish has officially been Sweden’s second language when it comes to mother tongues for over 1,000 years. With the new wave of immigrants from Arabic speaking countries and with the Finnish immigrants dying off, Arabic is soon be the second most spoken language in the country. Surprisingly Sweden does not

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Call Sweden
Learn SwedishLife in Sweden

I love Sweden. You really can’t get any better than this.  Sweden has released a special phone number (+46 771 793 336) where anybody in the world can call, and they will speak to a random Swede! Swedes sign up for the ability to have a random stranger call them by

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Pray for Brussels
GeneralLife in Sweden

I’ve always tried to keep Swedish Freak in the positive.  It isn’t hard, because Sweden is pretty awesome! However, with the recent attacks in Brussels, I’m realizing that not being a part of the conversation is adding to the problem. (Please consider donating to the family’s affected by the attack.)

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Swedish-Wedding
Life in Sweden

I have had the privilege to attend a Swedish wedding when my good friends Anna and Jörgen got married in 2012. With the royal wedding that just happened, and with my own wedding planning starting for 2016, I have weddings on the brain! I knew some Swedish wedding traditions from my

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